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Trump wants to end HIV infections by 2030 – here's how to do it

US president Donald Trump addresses the nationBill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty By Chelsea Whyte During his State of the Union address on 5 February, US president Donald Trump announced a goal of  ending HIV transmission in the US by 2030. “Scientific breakthroughs have brought a once-distant dream within reach,” he said. “Together, we will defeat AIDS in… Read More »

Injection of opioids linked to significant increase in bacterial heart infections

People who inject drugs are at a high risk for a number of health issues. In a new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, researchers discovered a significant rise in the risk of infective endocarditis, a serious heart infection, among Ontarians who inject drugs. When examining opioid prescriptions in the province, the research team discovered… Read More »

Johns Hopkins, Bristol-Myers must face $1 billion syphilis infections suit

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Maryland said The Johns Hopkins University, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY.N) and the Rockefeller Foundation must face a $ 1 billion lawsuit over their roles in a 1940s U.S. government experiment that infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis. FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at… Read More »